Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver

Object Number: 
1934.64
Date: 
1850-1873
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 5 in. ( 12.7 cm ) Overall: 10 1/8 in. ( 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: barrel: "ADDRESS COL SAML COLT NEW YORK U.S. AMERICA" stamped: left frame: "COLTS/PATENT" stamped: butt: "220749" stamped: frame bottom: "220749" (three times) stamped: cylinder: "COLTS PATENT" "220749"
Description: 
Wood and steel revolver; stamped marks on barrel, cylinder, frame, and butt.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joseph Nathan Kane
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group